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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Pobelter

    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Singed
  2. Cody Sun

    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Akali
  3. Viper

    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Ryze
  4. Ruby

    Heartsteel

    vs

    Ryze
  5. Vetheo

    Night Harvester

    vs

    Fizz

Core Build Order

Dark Seal
Refillable Potion

Starting

Night Harvester
Hextech AlternatorFiendish CodexAmplifying Tome

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

3rd

Void Staff
Blighting JewelBlasting Wand

4th

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

5th

Cosmic Drive
Fiendish CodexAether WispRuby Crystal

6th

Dark Seal
Refillable Potion

Starting

Night Harvester
Hextech AlternatorFiendish CodexAmplifying Tome

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

3rd

Void Staff
Blighting JewelBlasting Wand

4th

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

5th

Cosmic Drive
Fiendish CodexAether WispRuby Crystal

6th

Core Build Path

Hextech Alternator
Fiendish Codex
Amplifying Tome
Night Harvester
Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rod
Rabadon's Deathcap

Summoner Spells

GhostIgnite

Starting Items

Refillable PotionDark Seal

Damage Breakdown

92% AP

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Summon AeryArcane CometPhase Rush
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
PrecisionDominationInspirationResolve
Hextech FlashtraptionMagical FootwearPerfect Timing
Future's MarketMinion DematerializerBiscuit Delivery
Cosmic InsightApproach VelocityTime Warp Tonic
Crimson Pact

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Transfusion

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Sanguine Pool

W

W

W

W

W

Tides of Blood

E

E

E

E

E

Hemoplague

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Vladimir's Matchups

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Vladimir's Trends

Playing against Vladimir

Key Insights
After two
Q
's, Vladimir gains 10% bonus movespeed for 0.5 seconds and his next
Q
within 2.5 seconds deals 85% increased damage and heals more.
Vladimir heals for 15% of the damage dealt by
W
.
If
E
is charging at the time of
W
's cast, it can continue charging.
E
costs more HP and deals more damage based on its charge time.
Strengths
Has a strong spike when
Q
reaches max rank.
Has easy access into teamfights with
W
.
A well-positioned
R
enables Vladimir to sustain better in teamfights.
Synergizes well with
Hextech Rocketbelt
,
Cosmic Drive
,
Shadowflame
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Rabadon's Deathcap
, and
Spirit Visage
. Can opt for
Riftmaker
or
Night Harvester
when needed.
Weaknesses
Has a weaker early game.
Immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
W
has a high cooldown of 28 seconds at rank 1. Once used, he can be punished.
R
's damage and healing doesn't take place until 4 seconds after the cast.
Most forms of Grievous Wounds hurt Vladimir because of how much healing he has in his kit (
Executioner's Calling
,
Oblivion Orb
,
Chemtech Putrifier
,
Morellonomicon
,
Mortal Reminder
,
Thornmail
,
Chempunk Chainsword
).